Dating game murder
8-year-old Tali Shapiro was on her way to school when Alcala lured her into his car by promising to show her a cute picture.
Instead, he drove to his apartment on De Longpre Avenue, where he brutally raped and beat her with a steel bar.
One of them an 8-year-old girl named Tali Shapiro, who was found raped and beaten with a steel bar, but luckily survived. Four years later, after a nervous breakdown, he was discharged on medical grounds.
The FBI made a quick arrest, but Shapiro’s family had already relocated across the border to Mexico to forget the horror they had to live through.His answers were charming and witty, making the audience giggle and convincing good-looking Cheryl Bradshaw behind the wall to pick him.“We’re going to have a great time together, Cheryl”, told Alcala when Cheryl picked him as the lucky winner.A good Samaritan saw the abduction that took place in broad daylight and chose to follow the car and inform the police.When the authorities arrived at the scene and knocked on the door, Alcala had already escaped through the back door.
Roman Polanski himself taught Alcala to use a camera, which began his career as a ‘fashion photographer’ – the facade to lure women into his trap.